University of New Mexico
The Rio Grande Inn is 4.6 miles or a nine minute drive from the University of New Mexicio. Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, the University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres along old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.
The Rio Grande Inn is 2.0 miles or an eight minute drive from the Albuquerque Zoo. The hotel's complimentary shuttle will transport guests to and from the Albuquerque Zoo. Located next to the Rio Grande River in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the 64-acre Zoo has been offering guests close encounters with exotic and native animals since 1927.